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06.04.18

Energy Chief Defends Trump Directive on Coal, Nuclear Plants

Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump's call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is "alarming" and poses a looming crisis for the nation's power grid.

 

06.03.18

Massachusetts hoping to be nation's offshore wind power hub

The announcement that Massachusetts will work with Rhode Island to bring up to 1,200 megawatts of offshore wind energy to the region marks a milestone in the state's efforts to develop renewable energy.

 

06.02.18

Broad Energy Coalition Condemns Action to Subsidize Failing Coal, Nuclear Plants

A diverse group of energy industry associations issued the following statement condemning the Administration's draft plan to bail out coal and nuclear plants across the country.

 

06.01.18

Trump signs orders removing tariff exemptions for Canada, Mexico, EU

"We are deeply discouraged by the administration's actions to impose tariffs on our three closest trading partners - Canada, Mexico, and the EU - and view this as a step in the wrong direction," API Pres. Jack N. Gerard responded.

 

05.29.18

Here's who to blame for rising gasoline prices

Economists agree that no person or action can single-handedly affect pump prices over time, which are largely driven by a global oil market. That doesn't mean we can't indulge in the human condition of blame.

 

05.23.18

Fuel Prices and The Summer Driving Season

With misinformation floating around about gasoline costs, it may be helpful to explain a few of the factors that influence prices at the pump.

 

05.23.18

High-tech Natural Gas and Oil

engineers, analysts, scientists, geologists and more are using their brainpower to create cutting-edge technologies that make energy development more precise, efficient and safer than ever before.

 

05.18.18

As Oil Prices Surge, US Eyes Growing Labor Shortage

Finding roughnecks remains a challenge for oil drillers as rising crude prices increase demand for their services, oilfield executives said on Thursday at a conference in Houston.

 

05.15.18

Study: Industry is a Leader in Making Our Air Cleaner

A new study by T2 and Associates quantifies natural gas and oil's leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions - through its investments in renewables and other low-carbon technologies and cutting its own emissions - resulting in cleaner air for the country.

 

05.10.18

U.S. East Coast refiners look to Texas crude for discounted oil

U.S. East Coast refiners are shipping more shale oil from the Gulf Coast thanks to heavy discounts for West Texas crude and are also looking to bring more via rail, but supply bottlenecks are making it difficult to secure more barrels.